Frequently Asked Questions
Can I do the course even if I am not a PT or Health Coach?
Yes. This course is designed for those who work with clients and/or patients, however you will learn many tips and tricks that will help you and your loved ones personally as well. To date, we have had GPs, nurses, full-time mums, gardeners, IT specialists, and more enrolling on this course!
What are the benefits of doing the course?
You’ll get the latest research into exercise, fitness and health.
Learn about exercise physiology and the bodies energy systems.
Change your life and the lives of others by understanding the science and practice of exercise, fitness and health.
What happens after I complete the course?
You will receive a certificate of completion and we’ll direct you to further courses that will continue to advance your knowledge. There are 7 courses to choose from and you need to complete all 7 of these to gain your Health Coach Certificate. How many have you completed? PK100: The Practise of Health Coaching, PK101: Behaviour as Medicine, PK102: Nutrition as Medicine, PK103: Fitness as Medicine, PK104: Mind-Body Medicine, PK105: Understanding Health Research & PK106: Medicines & Navigating the Health System.
Can I get REPs points for this course? I am a nurse, physio or pharmacist - can I get CPD points?
This course counts as 12.5 REPs (Registered Exercise Professionals) points in NZ , REPs points for Australian students is in progress. If you are a nurse, pharmacist, or physio this course counts as 20 hours towards your CPD.
How do I know the course is credible and contains correct information?
This course is evidence-informed and built upon the extensive real-world experience of our faculty. A student who completed this course in November says, ‘By aligning with a professional group like PreKure, I can reassure my clients that I am using the latest, evidence-based tools and techniques to support them.’
Can I go at my own pace?
Yes, you can. The course can easily be completed within four weeks by committing to approx 7 hours of work per week.
Do I get lifetime access to the course materials?
No. However each module comes with notes and practical resources that you can download.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are dissatisfied with your purchase, contact us within 30 days and we’ll give you a full refund.
When does the course start and finish?
The course opens on the day you enrol and you have until the end of the following month to complete the course. So for example, if you enrol on July 10th, you will have until August 31st to complete the course.
Is the course NZQA approved?
The New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA) has evaluated the Health Coach Certificate (Micro-credential) delivered by PreKure and has assessed it to be equivalent to 30 credits (300 notional learning hours) at Level 5 on the New Zealand Qualifications Framework (NZQF). This is equivalent to University level education. (This course is one of seven courses that make up the Health Coach Certificate.)
Is this a CME endorsed course by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGPs)?
Our courses have been endorsed by The Royal New Zealand College of General Practitioners (RNZCGP) and have been approved for CME credits for the General Practice Educational Programme (GPEP) and Continuing Professional Development (CPD) purposes.